Maturity onset diabetes of the young - MODY 1, 2, 3 and 5


Test Information

Test Name

Maturity onset diabetes of the young - MODY 1, 2, 3 and 5

Synonyms

HNF1 alpha gene; HNF1a gene

Preferred Specimen

EDTA (Whole Blood)

Testing Location

Referral


Collection Information

Preparation

  • All genetic test requests for MODY require a referral from an endocrinologist
  • All MODY referrals also require completed NZSSD forms A and B (as well as forms C through to F if appropriate)

Download: MODY referral information and forms

Download: Referral form for sendaway MODY testing to Exeter lab in the UK


Processing Information

Registration Code

MISS

Notes

  • DO NOT share sample; dedicated tube required
  • DO NOT centrifuge; whole blood required
  • DO NOT freeze

Methodology

Interpretations

View Interpretations

Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

LabPlus (via WHL)

Send Away Transport

Specimen delivery Ambient on day of collection. Refrigerate overnight or weekend then send ambient

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